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Opticianry: Course Materials & Topics

Seneca College Opticianry (OPTC) Research Guide

Academic I Fall

COM 470 Interpersonal Communication  42h

COM 101

Communicating Across Contexts 42h
OPT 100 Introduction to Optics 42h
OPT 104 Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye 42h
OPT 105 Eyeglass Dispensing Lab 28h
-Fitting & Measurements
OPT 106 Eyeglass Dispensing Lab 42h
-Lens Verification
OPT 202 Eyeglass Dispensing Theory I 42h

 

Academic II Winter

OPT 201 Refraction Theory I 42h
OPT 203 Refraction Lab I 42h
OPT 204 Eyeglass Fabrication Lab I 28h
OPT 205 Ocular Pathophysiology 42h
OPT 206 Eyeglass Dispensing Lab II 42h
OPT 207 Eyeglass Dispensing Theory II 42h
OPT 208 Professional Practice & Optical Business 42h

 

Academic III Summer

OPT 302 Advanced Eyeglass Dispensing Lab 28h
OPT 303 Contact Lens Dispensing Theory I 42h
OPT 304 Contact Lens Lab I 42h
OPT 305 Eyeglass Fabrication Lab II 28h
OPT 306 Advanced Eyeglass Dispensing Theory 42h
OPT 309 Refraction Theory II 42h
OPT 310 Refraction Lab II 28h
WTP 100 Work Term Preparation 14h

WIL Term I Fall

OPT 551 Work Term I 500h

Academic III Winter

OPT 401 Contact Lens  Dispensing Theory II 42h
OPT 402 Contact Lens Lab II 42h
OPT 404 Contact Lens Continuous Care 42h
OPT 405

Advanced Contact Lens Lab 28h
-Ocular Assessment

OPT 406 Binocular Vision & Low Vision 42h
Gen Ed 42h
Gen Ed 42h

WIL Term II Summer

OPT 552 Work Term II 500h

Opticianry Course Textbooks and Resources

Opticinary Digital Collection: This collection includes short video clips and still images taken by Seneca Opticianry students and instructors using the slit-lamp bio-microscope in the Essilor Centre for Opticianry Studies.

Opticianry Digital Collection

Clinical Anatomy of the Visual System, 2005

Clinical Anatomy of the Visual System, 2005

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care, 2007

Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care, 2007

Contact Lenses 2019 (online access)

Contact Lenses, 2019
 

Contact Lens Complications, 2019

Contact Lens Complications, 2019

Contact Lens Practice. Efron, 2018

Contact Lens Practice. Efron, 2018

Essential Business Fundamentals for the Successful Eye Care Practice, 2019

Essential Business Fundamentals for the Successful Eye Care Practice, 2019

Essentials of ophthalmic lens finishing, 2003

Essentials of ophthalmic lens finishing, 2003

Eye Pathology: An Atlas and Text (Online Access)

Eye Pathology: An Atlas and Text, 2016

Geometrical Optics Workbook. Loshin, 1991

Geometrical Optics Workbook. Loshin, 1991

Intro to Geometrical Optics. Katz, 2002

Intro to Geometrical Optics. Katz, 2002

National Competencies for Canadian Opticians, 2019

Ocular Pathology

Ocular Pathology

Small Teaching:  Everyday lessons from the science of learning, 2016 (online access)

Small Teaching:  Everyday lessons from the science of learning, 2016

Student Engagement Techniques, 2020

Student Engagement Techniques, 2020

Subjective Refraction and Prescribing Glasses

Subjective Refraction and Prescribing Glasses, 2018

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing, 2007

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing, 2007

The Columbia Guide to Basic Elements of Eye Care

The Columbia Guide to Basic Elements of Eye Care, 2019

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